I’m going to make a prediction. The new Brenta 80 DC is going to be the star of the Miami International Boat Show later this month (the Strictly Sail portion to be exact). But then again, you really don’t need to be a fortune teller to anticipate that a strikingly modern, 80-foot long, high-tech, high-performance yacht (that’s nearly 20 feet longer than all the other boats in the show) is going to make an impact.
And if you’re passionate about sailing yachts, you’ll also know that veteran German boat builder Michael Schmidt makes an impact wherever he goes. “I strive to develop yachts that are ahead of their time, and to work with people who have vision,” he says. “With naval architect Lorenzo Argento of Brenta Design, and interior designer Sir David Chipperfield I have found people with a similar passion. They uncompromisingly pursued my vision of an ideal cruiser, which is characterized by beauty, simplicity and performance.”
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